Two months from today, on 27 September 2018, I'll be attending and speaking at the Rise and Lead Women Summer in The Hague. With an amazing list of speakers, you can grab a great deal on early bird tickets, but still get a bargain on full price tickets if you miss out. Student ticket prices … Continue reading 2018 Rise and Lead Women Summit The Hague
The theme was "inspiring change" and was a great evening.
Ondernemend Delft holds and annual Boerenkool met Bubbels networking event in Delft.
Yesterday I attended an "ondernemers beurs" in Escamp, an area within the Den Haag city council limits (in The Netherlands). Supported by the government (Gemeente Den Haag) and local businesses who form the Businessclub Escamp, this was an evening event with a small beurs (expo) for ondernemers (business owners) and some presentations and workshops. If … Continue reading Businessclub Escamp Ondernemers Beurs 11 June 2013
The city council holds an Ondernemersontbijt Den Haag (Entrepreneurs Breakfast) four times a year. I attended for the first time this week, and it was held at Blu Events, Scheveningen. There was a lovely view over the harbour and it was a nice sunny day - but also happened to be the windiest day so far … Continue reading 2013 Ondernemersontbijt Den Haag (Entrepreneurs Breakfast)
I recently relocated from Australia to The Netherlands and have ended up living in a place called Ypenburg. This is technically part of Den Haag (The Hague) but is also quite close to Delft. When I first visited the main shopping area, not too far from our house, I was excited to discover De Byzaak - … Continue reading de Byzaak Ypenburg
Since arriving back in The Netherlands about 6 months ago, I've mostly attended english-speaking networking groups and events, such as Delft INA and Connecting Women. Last night though, I attended a Dutch networking event and it was fantastic! Organised by Ondernemend Delft it was held at the Theater De Veste, it was a really impressive event. Borenkool … Continue reading 2013 Boerenkool met Bubbels Delft
I've attended the Connecting Women events a couple of times since I arrived in The Netherlands early this year and it's a wonderful group of inspiring, talented businesswomen. I love that it's such a dynamic mix of different nationalities and a broad range of businesses. You can also read an earlier blog post I wrote about this … Continue reading 2012 Connecting Women Annual Festive Bazaar
In business and life, networking is an essential skill. Though I'd only been living (back) in The Netherlands for a couple of months, I made an effort to get out to a number of networking groups and am so glad I did, it has made such a difference in finding my feet here both personally … Continue reading 2012 Connecting Women The Hague
On the 24th September 2012, I attended a Delft INA workshop on Networking - Increasing your visibility. Presented by Cathy Delhanty, whose LinkedIn profile describes as a "social entrepreneur, networking queen and commercial consultant" we learnt lots of interesting perspectives on the importance of networking along with some practical tips on how to do so. … Continue reading Increasing your Visibility
Started in 2008, I am proud to have been part of the initial team when the North Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) was being established. Acting on the executive team in a Marketing & PR capacity, I enjoyed working with this dynamic group, led by president Kevin Lovewell. Here are two of … Continue reading North Lakes Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Every now and then you come across another business that really impresses you. For me, it's even in the same industry as mine. I am really pleased to have had some opportunities to work alongside The Creative Collective. Headed by dynamic director, Yvette Adams, I've watched this business grow over the last few years and … Continue reading The Creative Collective
The Business 2 Business Brisbane (or B2BB) Networking meets monthly in both Chermside and Indooroopilly. Brought to you by: Wendy Tadokoro: Organising Works! Shirley Farrell: Shirley Farrell HR Management Services This dynamic duo assemble guest speakers and an interesting group of business people each time. Their mission: To provide a supportive community in which business … Continue reading Business 2 Business Brisbane
It's no secret that the "big banks" and also the smaller banks and building societies battle it out for your business. business account is with Westpac. Why? Many reasons, including because a friend works there and I like their marketing angle making banking more personal. I also really like the way they support women in business … Continue reading The Ruby Connection
Red Hot Events and Seminars is a fantastic business network that I've been involved in since 2010 and would highly recommend checking out if you're on the Sunshine Coast. Organised by the lovely Sue Murphy, she brings together an amazing group of diverse and talented businesspeople. Some of the great people & businesses who I've … Continue reading Red Hot Events
The lovely Donna from Socially Sorted brought Carren Smith to my attention and I attended this event on 18th May 2011. She heads the Quantum Leadership Group which offers a range of workshops mostly focussing on public speaking skills. Carren has faced a number of tragic events in her life but overcome these to share her … Continue reading Carren Smith Speaker Secrets Exposed
Yesterday I spent some time at the Coolum Bizfest, which was a great opportunity to network with other businesses - and have some fun with my family at the same time.
This was a great event with lots happening. There were workshops, a pamper room and lots of exhibitors, I enjoyed walking around an learning more about this businesses, run by inspirational women. Just a few: Goal Power Training Styling You with Nikki Parkinson Sunshine Coast Business Womens Network SunnyKids O3 Office Kids Welcome Oriental Blush … Continue reading Womens Lifestyle Expo Sunshine Coast 2010
With a seven month old daughter, I don't attend a lot of business events. I really miss that mental stimulation and learning though so was excited that the LeisureSeekers Quarterly Planning offered free childminding. I booked Isabella in for the day and though she wasn't very happy about it and I needed to attend to … Continue reading LeisureSeekers Quarterly Planning